If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

"I want all the benefits of the information society; all I was trying to do is mitigate some of the risk," she says.

Angwin's book is called Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance. She considers dragnets — which she describes as "indiscriminate" and "vast in scope" — the "most unfair type of surveillance."

Author interview at NPR

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Book

Link to book -- http://goo.gl/kPKDxF

I don't think I'm anonymous

I just think I'm anonymous 'enough' for what I need. From the people I want to be anonymous from.
If someone in authority really wants to track me down it can be done at every step of anything we do without some great 'conspiracy' of security agencies. That is always and has always been the case.

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